LT Jasmin Alsaied is a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer. In the past, she served onboard USS Lassen (DDG-82) as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group and completed a Middle East deployment. In DC, Jasmin spent time with several national security think tanks and organizations focused on American defense and alliances. Her work focuses on militant Shi'a actors within the Levant, nuclear weapons policy/counterproliferation in the Indo-Pacific, and the integration of AI and data tools into modern warfighting constructs.

Education
B.S., Nuclear Engineering, NC State University
B.A., Arabic, PennWest California
M.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University (May 2023)

Countries/regions of expertise
The Gulf, Levant, North Africa, East Asia

Issues of expertise
National security, defense, military affairs, AI/ML, JADC2, geopolitical forecasting

Languages
Arabic, German

Contact Information

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